Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Each applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicants transferred their assets to the Aberdeen Funds and, on May 7, 2018, made final distributions to their shareholders based on net asset value. Aggregate expenses of $704,589 incurred in connection with the reorganizations were paid by the applicants' investment adviser and the acquiring funds' investment adviser. Filing Dates: The applications were filed on May 11, 2018, and amended on May 23, 2018. Applicants' Addresses: 2500 Westchester Avenue, Suite 215, Purchase, New York 10577.